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. in less than an hour oakland police and city officials are scheduled to address the recent rash of deadly violence in that city. alex savidge is live right now at city hall with what city leaders are expected to say. alex what are they expected to say? >> reporter: well, they are supposed to come up with some solutions some ways to try to curb the shootings. it was a particularly violent weekend in oakland. this announcement will involve both the mayor and police chief. again it will happen within the hour. the announcement will take place right at the spot where three-year-old carlos nava was killed back in 2001. you may remember this shooting. the young boy hit by a stray bullet and right now there is a mural that has been painted in that area in his honor. no one from oakland police or the mayor's office has culled me back. we do understand the focus will be on the four homicides in oakland this past friday and the 11 people wounded by gunfire over the weekend. just last night five people were shot at a birthday party. the surge in violence has led larry reid to be called as a state of
oakland police talk about last week's officer- involved shooting -- at noon. >>> we're here to win a game. >> 49ers' young quarterback says he's focused on sunday's big game but that's not all he talked about as he and his teammates fielded go questions from the media -- fielded questions from the media. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. super bowl week is officially underway. media day just wrapped up a few hours ago. ken wayne is there and he's surrounded by the super bowl excitement taking over new orleans. good afternoon, ken. >> reporter: we're outside of the superdome. final preparations are being made. you can see the awnings being put together and as we pan a little more to the right. you can see the workers doing their jobs. those buses leave you no you, actually, two minutes ago, buses were coming out with a police escort and we presume those were raven players from their day with the media. inside the superdome hundreds of photographers and reporters gathered for media day to interview all of the players. beyond the serious sports journalists, you can find representatives from
>>> we are life in oakland -- we are live in oakland where the police chief is pushing for outside help to fight crime but not everyone is fired up about it. >>> a deadly helicopter crash in england. what we have learned about the accident that briefly caused panic all across great britain. >>> we are live at san jose international airport where a new aircraft is grounded. we'll tell you what happened, where it happened, and why it's effecting flights here. >>> plus the big speech now just hours away. president obama is about to unvail his plan to reduce gun violence. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning january 16th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic. first we go to steve. steve, i'm feeling a change is coming. >> a very slow change but it's coming. we still have 20s and 30s on the lows. i don't think anything will come close to what we had on sunday. but still when you get 28 santa rosa. 29 livermore. each day the temps are inching upward. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. we
. this is from our traffic camera along 880 in oakland. traffic is moving a little slowly tonight but it is indeed moving. moving to the south, this is the 280 interchange in san jose. it looks like traffic is pretty light there. bill martin has been tracking this latest system for us, and bill, you said this rain may linger on into the evening? >> it's going to linger, heather. like we were talking about earlier, it hasn't rained in a few weeks and the roads get a little wet. this is not a big storm, but the roads get very slick. it draws the residues to the surface and you get slick roadways. the heaviest rain has been in the north bay. there's santa rosa right now. you can see the darker greens? obviously, that's the heavier rain, just north of napa. but basically the heavier rains are widely spread. we're seeing light, scattered sprinkles throughout the area. it's sort of the same light green. you just saw patti up there by berkeley. this is a light, low-grade rainfall that's going to continue as we go into the evening hours. there will be an opportunity -- i'll back it out a
downtown oakland and other spots but it's not cause anything major traffic problems. that traffic is looking good. also the morning commute is going to be off to a good start if you are driving in san francisco along northbound 101 approaching the 80 split. now let's go back to the the desk. >>> oakland's public safety committee approved a controversial crime fighting plan opinion the vote came last night. tara moriarty joins us live from oakland city hall. tara, good morning. >> good morning opinion it got pretty heated. people on potato sides of the issue really take -- people on both sides of the issue really taking a stand. they had to tell one of the sides to settle down repeatedly. angry protestors repeatedly heckled police chief howard jordan and other supporters of this controversial crime fighting plan. it would include hiring former los angeles police chief william as a consultant for $250,000. the demonstrators say he would bring a racist crime fighting policy to the table. >> he told his officers that they should patrol as such. >> i'm the guy that gets to decide which
leader is calling for a state of emergency following another violent weekend on the streets of oakland. four people killed. 11 others wounded since friday. tara mority tells us the latest shooting took place at a birthday party. >> reporter: that is right. it happened at a birthday party and basically all of the victims were men. and they scattered and ran to a neighbor's house for help. this comes after a particularly bloody weekend. last nights shooting happening off seminary and foothill. just the latest in a rash of violence since friday. four people were killed friday in a bloody six hour stretch that started at 2:30 in the afternoon all victims there males ranging in age from 17- 30. it's not known whether the 11 shootings that happened on saturday and sunday were linked not four killings friday, but police say friday's incident is gang related. all 11 victims who suffered gunshot wounds are expected to survive. friday's mayhem led to a conference call between the mayor and oakland's police chief and several staff members. there were 131 homicides in oakland last year. so far thi
>>> a surge in violence in oakland has the mayor talking. >>> it's cold out there but not as cold as sunday morning. we'll explain why. >>> we're live in santa clara one of the city's in the bay area that is waiting for the flu to strike. we'll tell you how bad the situation is here. >>> plus how last week's oil tanker accident could lead to permanent changes in the san francisco bay. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this monday morning. january 14th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, steve is here. steve, pam said knock it off with the cold. [ laughter ] she said knock it off. >> slowly. we have enough of a breeze. clear skies and temperatures today will be in the 50s or upper 40s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. westbound interstate 80 looks pretty good. also the morning commute is looking good if you are driving on westbound bay bridge approach. it is 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> in the news this morning gunfire at a birthday party last night capped off yet another viole
killed. 11 others wounded in oakland over the past weekend be one official calling for drastic action. >>> man is being treated for burns after a fire breaks out insidehis berkeley apartment. >>> we're live in santa clara just one of cities in the bay area bracing for the flu. we'll tell you just how bad the situation is here. >>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us on this monday morning january 14th i'm pam cook >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. let's go to steve. you say it could be worse. >> yesterday was worse. >> you say it's warmer. >> it's still cold but sunday was colder. we have a little breeze here holding some temps up. 39 san francisco. was 45 about an hour ago. the wind tailed off. still upper 20s. a lot more 30s than we saw yesterday at this time. 40s to mid 50s on the high. >>> if you are driving on 80 westbound you can see traffic is moving along all right. it's getting a little more crowded. some of the lanes are already getting filled up. this morning in san francisco northbound 101 traffic still getting top the speed limit. let's go
right now. a police chase that ended with the dramatic car crash in oakland just a few hours ago. six people rushed to the hospital as we just got word that one of the passengers, they have died. ktvu alex savage is live for us, including the man hunt underway right now. alex? >> reporter: police at this point are looking for the driver of the suv, but i also want to tell you here that the sergeant on scene, they have confirmed toney a 19-year-old man was killed in this crash here. he was a passenger inside this stolen suv you're looking at right now. it was being chased this morning by chp officers. the suv was packed with eight people inside, coming down this hill when the driver lost control and slammed into a tree. here was the scene around 3:30 this morning here on the drive in oakland. paramedics transported six passengers with various injuries. one of them later died. the pursue all began when police tried topping this suv when the driver of the suv took off. chp officers picked up the pursuit on the freeway in oakland. it's unclear if alcohol was involved here, but the sergean
>>> we are live in oakland where a controversial crime fighting plan drew a heated response at a city hall meeting last night. we'll tell you why the police chief got booed. >>> san jose police are searching for a man who tried to abduct a little girl right in front of her home. we'll tell you just how brazen this attempted kidnapping was. >>> i'm not telling you anything you don't already know. it's cold out there again but will temperatures continue to warm up? >> also in a couple hours president obama will tell us his plan for reducing gun violence in america. all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day wednesday, january 16th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us this morning. steve paulson is here. and i guess we talked about it a tiny bit warmer. >> a tad warmer. >> it is cold. 20s and 30s. it's getting a little better each day here for some. temperatures right now 20s concord. livermore 27. santa rosa 29. it's darn cold out there. it will be a little warmer near 60 for a few. oakland d
entered and when. >> reporter: a man was arrested saturday, and another man on december 27 in oakland and the day before that another man was arrested while already in custody for a burglary charge. another man was the first suspect arrested december 18. police still can't discuss any possible relationships between the suspects or with the victim and details about the killing. >> we don't believe we have all the suspects. >> reporter: investigators believe the home invasion was not a random act. even with suspects outstanding there is no risk to the community. >> the police did an outstanding job on this. it was an isolated incident. that is the most important thing. >> reporter: police couldn't discuss the backgrounds of the people in custody and anyone with information about the suspects contact investigators. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> officials released the identity of a man's body found floating in the water saturday. the body of richard rice was spotted after 9:00 a.m. saturday morning. police are not sure how he died. anyone with information is asked to contact the
information about the suspect who stole an historic box from the oakland museum. and what barry bonds, was he voted in the hall of fame? at noon. >>> the baseball hall of fame ballots are in with the results that has not been seen in 17 years. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. decision came down one hour ago and barry bonds will not be inducted this year into the baseball hall of fame. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us live now with a look at how many vote esgot and what happened to the other -- votes he got and what happened to the other players. >> reporter: barry bonds only garnered 42% of the votes. bonds isn't alone no one made it this year and that has not happened since 1996. now, many say this is a clear rebutte to the steroid. bonds, clemens and roger clemens all denied big yowas close topping the ballot with 68% of the votes. he fell 39 votes short. now, bonds hit a major league record, 762 home runs. he run an unprecedented mvp. clemens won seven cy young awards. boat finished their careers amid steroid allegations. steroids were not banned at the time. but criticism led to major leag
injuries. >>> time now 4:35. oakland police say they are noticing troubling trends as they notice to tackle violence. 131 people were killed in oakland in 2012. some of the gang related killings. police also say the use of a pure form of the drug ecstasy is ohm boldening attackers. >>> some students in the north bay are returning back to empty classrooms after their school was burglarized over the winter break. coming up at 4:45 what the thieves got away with and hi nice is a -- and why this is a big blow to the school. >>> chp says a hundred die elantra and toyota camry crashed. and the victims names not been released. >>> new years day came with tragedy for one family when a 59-year-old man drowned after getting swept out to see sea in marin county. he was walking with his wife and dog around 12:30 in the afternoon. a wave swept the couple and dog in the water. the coast guard found the man's body around 4:00 p.m.. authorities not released his name. >>> small business owners in san francisco are concerned about a new program that will end free meter parking rob sundays. the new policy goe
: an outside consultant coming in to help the oakland police department combat crime. the controversial vote by the city council overnight and what's being done to address community concerns. >>> stanford scientists say they've developed a again ecically engineered gene of h.i.v. the technique involves a break in the gene dna and a stacking of resistance cells at that location. scientists say the technique could one day replace a lifetime of medication for people with h.i.v. infections. >>> our state is experiencing a state income tax bump. we may finish the month $4 billion ahead of what forecasters expected. it could be the biggest one- month overage in recent memory. the state celt a record on the 16th when the franchise tax board received $2.2 billion in taxes. experts say the excess cash maying the combination of state and federal tax changes. >>> officials at california state university says governor brown's budget falls $2 a million short of what -- $250 million short of what they need. he said the figure is not realistic, pointing in particular to $86 million for a 3% raise for emplo
>>> outside help is coming for the oakland police department. the controversial hiring approved during a lengthy city council meeting overnight. >>> a strange story you will only see on 2. why a bay area artist is feeling the heat from a red-hot project. >>> it's happening right now on capitol hill. secretary of state hillary clinton is testifying about the nightmare last september. >>> it's a big day for apple as its ceo is set to announce its earnings reports for the quarter. we'll tell you why the reports are crucial. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm brian flores. >> i'm claudine wong. it is wednesday, january 23rd. tori and dave have today off. >>> well, overnight, the oakland council approved a controversial contract to hire outside experts to help police crack down on crime. ktvu's alex savidge is live for us in oakland and tells us the vote came after hundreds of speakers and a heated debate. >> reporter: well, hundreds of people spoke out on this controversial topic. there were four hours of public comment. the final vot
again. outside right now 40s to low 50s. 55 in oakland. 48 in napa. the sun sets in a few minutes and our temperatures will tumble again. tomorrow morning, we do have a frost advisory for the bay side communities, outside of san francisco, redwood city, fremont, hayward, oakland. notice the purple, inland areas, north bay, east bay, south bay, dipping into the 20s. a freeze warning is expected for you. this is going to happen tomorrow morning. he is a peak at the handful of numbers i am expecting. petaluma has felt the chilliest temperatures. 40 for san francisco. 28 in walnut creak. when i return what you can expect for tomorrow and a time line of when i expect we will thaw out and when we will warm up. >>> the cold snap continues. citrus growers are going out out to protect their crops. they invested $11 million to protect their crops. many say it is necessary to do so. they generate $2 billion a year. efforts to use water and wind machines has paid off. in december of 2011 a deep freeze cost them half a billion dollars to protect the crops. >>> it will be a cold night for some
's go back to the desk. >> a newly approved policing plan in oakland. shortly after 2:00 this morning, city council took a vote to help reduce crime. alex savage has more on why there is so much opposition to this plan, alex? >> reporter: they approved the consulting deal with bill bratton and many are upset about the chief's hiring and they believe his policies may lead to racial profiling and the vote that happened this morning did not sit well with many. >> 7 yeses and 1 no. >> boo, boo, boo... >> reporter: we had the only camera in council chambers once the vote came down and there were about 275 people who spoke and it was an overflow crowd. they eventually approved a contract for bratton on a 7-1 vote. he will develop a crime fighting plan in oakland but critics are concerned about his past work as some say it could lead to racial profiling. >> what he did he elsewhere which may have worked does not mean it will work here. >> reporter: but the man who once headed up the police departments have had success in improving community relations in those cities. they told council that b
caught fire after he lit a candle to stay warm. in oakland, black ice blamed for spin outs, causing police to shut down the street. news chopper 2 over the area this morning. >> reporter: and back here, the ice rink wrapped up one of its busiest seasons ever thanks to the cold temperatures. a few groups will practice this week before a private event on saturday closes out the season. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> rosemary orozco is here now with the freeze concerns. it is cold. >> it will be another frosty night across the bay area. bring in the pets. be prepared. temperatures are tumbling. napa 36 degrees already. napa warmed into the 50s earlier. clear skies. light winds aand that is a recipe for old -- and that is a recipe for cold over night weathers. tomorrow morning till 9:00 a.m., we have a frost advisory. widespread low 30s. purple indicating 20s. mid-20s. upper 20s. valley locations, north, east, south bay, a look at the handful of temperatures, 25 degrees in petaluma. 27 in walnut creak. 20s napa, livermore. 30s oakland and 40 in san francisco. tonight will be one of
the suspects accused of shooting an undercover officer in oakland. >>> new allegations about a big starrily-syncing at the presidential inauguration -- big star lip-syncing at the inauguration -- at noon. >>> a texas college is on lockdown at this hour. what we're learning about the search for several armed suspects after reports of several people being injured. good afternoon. thank you for joining us. i'm maureen naylor. tori campbell is off today. >>> we begin with the breaking news out of texas. s.w.a.t. team near houston are searching for multiple shooters at the lone star campus. the north harris lecation has been put on lockdown. there are reports of two people suffering gunshot wounds and others being treated for unknown injuries. a representative says the shooting appears to be between two people. police say one suspect is in custody. apparently, the other was seen running from the school by witnesses. there's 10,000 students sheltering in place. we'll continue to monitor this and bring you any developments. >>> we have details on an undercover officer shooting. sal castanedo has m
sideshow in the middle of 880. it happened in oakland over the weekend. brian flores joins us live now from oakland to let us know what you've just learned. >> reporter: good afternoon. this particular sideshow happened on 880 at 4:00 p.m. on saturday near the coliseum. while some of the drivers may have been having fun, the chp and other drivers there just are not laughing. >> there's also incidents where there's hospital in the i have sinty that people are trying to reach family members or care for themselves. so absolutely in no way is this safe driving. >> reporter: the drivers in these cars doing doughnuts near the coliseum are in big trouble with the law. >> i've never seen anything like this. it's just -- it's unreasonable. it looks like something you would see on a video game. these are real life incidents. >> reporter: on saturday afternoon, the unknown driver stopped northbound traffic for this sideshow. while sideshows are nothing new to the area, this was one of the first time this happened on the freeway, according to investigators. >> you saw people outside their cars. it was
. it was oikos university last year. >> we also had in 2009 four oakland police officers shot down. we never talk about that when we talk about the need for gun control. >> reporter: one debate, do we need more gun laws in california? >> we have the most gun controls of any state. >> reporter: another debate should current laws be refined. this gun as has a so-called bullet button. >> like i said, that gun today can be purchased in california. it's a major loophole in our assault weapons ban. >> reporter: california has a database of more than 19,000 people who have guns but are prohibited from owning them. those guns are not being seized due to a lack of resources. >> a $20 million a year investment in getting guns out of the hands of prohibited persons would be a very wise and worthy investment. >> reporter: a bill would regulation ammunition in part by reporting sales to the department of justice. >> bullets are what makes guns deadly. bullets should not be easy to buy. >> reporter: lawmakers are working on bills. >> everything that's being proposed now will be a violation of the second amendm
for others. oakland traffic stopped near the coliseum many drivers not knowing what to do. we showed lifelong oaklander hall pictures of what drivers saw on the freeway yesterday. >> i think that was awful for them to just hold everyone at bay on the freeway as they did. >> reporter: the freeway disruption attracted attention on this overpass according to a couple of postings on facebook. >> i would hope that whoever is responsible that the highway patrol or whoever needs to do whatever they can so it doesn't happen again. >> reporter: this man doesn't like to see videos posted for anyone who is curious. >> this is happening on 880? >> yeah. >> did they get caught? >> reporter: not yet. and there's more videos posted every day depicting highway activity. the chp tell us they have witnesses and tips that may lead them to the drivers. >> i live right up the street, yeah. so i'm not really surprised. >> reporter: the chp says they have more information to release about this case tomorrow. reporting live in oakland, jade hernandez, ktvu news. >>> a car crashed and severely injured one person two
. livermore is 29. oakland is 40. it will be in the 50s and 60s to even upper 60s near 70 toward santa cruz. here is sal. >>> steve, we have a problem on the peninsula i will get to in a moment. on the golden gate bridge the traffic does look good heading south. i want to show you the maps here if i can. there is a big problem on the peninsula southbound 280 at wood side road. car and several deer on the road collided. injury crash. and now the freeway is almost entirely blocked. you can take 101 as your alternative. we will have more on this coming up in a few. let's go back to the desk. >>> last night firefighters in hayward discovered an unresponsive woman after an apartment house caught fire. apartment fire. alex savidge is there. >> reporter: good morning. this woman hospitalized right now is what we understand. we are working right now to get more information from the hayward fire department on her exact condition. this was an elderly woman. she was pulled out of her second story apartment here. this is the second story unit we are showing you right now. last night. the woman suffered
>>> we are live in oakland where police had just done a raid on this home. >>> another cold one out there. what about any sun, clouds, or showers? we'll talk about that as we look into the weekend. >>> we're live from san jose where they are celebrating their first direct flight to asia in several years. but questions are being asked about the 757. we'll tell you about the investigation being launched today. >>> plus overnight news for marin county. officers still on the scene of a deadly attack. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day friday, january 11th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us again this morning. it is friday, it is cold. let's check in with steve. >> it is cold, breezy you two. a lot of 30s and 40s. if it wasn't for that breeze it would be colder. couple showers possible. i think even inland could be a little bit more in the way of cloud buildups today. upper 40s and low 50s. here is sal. >>> traffic on highway 4 bay point you can see it moving along pretty well. san franci
haener. it tore through the edge of oakland's chinatown. firefighters had to rescue at least two people. christian captain is live now at the scene, and tells us, that as destructive as this fire was, no one was injured. >> reporter: that's exactly what investigators investigators tell me. there are still crews here monitoring the situation. traffic opened up on harrison within the last hour here. we've been reporting live since 6:00 this evening. earlier, we spoke with the mother of a woman who was inside that building when it caught fire. >>> fire burst through the roof of the building on harrison street. firefighters worked to rescue the people who made it out on a neighboring roof. the fire slowed the evening commute down. crews closed down 7th street in both directions. closed harrison, and slowed traffic to a crawl. the cause of the fire is under investigation. >> the building owner is on scene. he reports that when the rain starts, people enter his building. the potential for fire is there. >> reporter: she says they planned an escape route in case of emergency. >> one of them sa
oliver was arrested at an oakland motel around 9:00 last night. police say he doused his 25- year-old girlfriend with gasoline and lit her on fire sunday afternoon after the couple got into an argument outside of a laundromat. the victim is in the hospital with severe burns all the off -- all over her body. >>> san francisco's newest supervisor has just been sworn in. >> i london breed do solemnly swim and affirm. >> california attorney general cam ma laws harris on -- kamala harris on the street administered the oath to london breed. she represents the western edition and fillmore neighborhoods where she grew up in public housing. she defeated olag and five other candidates. >>> a 19-year-old man pleaded not guilty to murder charges this morning in a san francisco court in connection with a deadly crash on new year's day. david morales is accused of shooting at three people and then leading police on a chase which ended when morales crashed his car at 21st street and south van ness avenue. two people were killed in the crash and one person suffered serious injuries. after this mo
at the individuals and trying to bring closure to some of these open cases. >> oakland police crack down on violent offenders. >>> good afternoon, i am john sasaki in for tory. officers swept across the city in raids looking to take criminals off the streets. tara moriarty joins us now with word that today's effort was part of the ongoing operation cease-fire. tara. >> reporter: that's right. these raids were a part of an operation called cease-fire. it is basically an effort to get guns out of the hands of gang members and the chief says you know basically in response to the surge in violence we saw over this past year. now, this morning ktvu was the only crew to be on scene for two of the six raids that went down. they stretchd from santa cruz to el sobriente. we were there when they zeroed in a house there. then again on 43nd and telegraph. the entire scene, that is several automatic firearms and gang par paraphernalia linked to that. he said this was a follow up to a conversation he had with three gang members to stop the killing. >> this is a promise i made to you early last year we will have
. >>> we are live in oakland where swat teams moved in on a home. what they were looking for and why they can't comment on the case just yet. >> right now the fda holding a news conference on the safety problems with the dream liner jet. this hours before a 787 makes a ground breaking flight here in the bay area. >> police in marin city remain here at the scene trying to find who shot and killed a 17- year-old boy who was just visiting his family. what his family said about why they think he was killed. you will hear from them coming up. this is mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. i'm dave clark. >> it's friday january 11th. we start with breaking news from oakland. that's where a series of police raids are being carried out this morning. we are in own oakland neighborhood where investigators moved in hours ago. what's going on? >> reporter: well oakland police just took off. behind me here is the home that they were targeting they were talking to the people inside there for quite some time. we understand they didn't make any arrests here. office
news. a fire that is burning in downtown oakland. these are live pictures of that fire. it is burning at 6th and harrison street. we believe that the fire may have started in an abandoned victorian home on harrison street. this is right next to 880, the freeway. it is also on the same road that the posey tube comes out of. this could be causing some problems in the posey tube. it also could be causing folks to slow down on 880. these are pictures from earlier. you can see a lot of smoke. the fire initially started as a one-alarm fire but quickly went to two alarms when it broke out probably 30 to 45 minutes ago. christian is on the scene. christian, what can you tell us? >> reporter: frank, we just arrived here about ten minutes ago. let's give you a look. you can see flames still on top of this building. it is very much like what you described. it appears to be an abandoned building at harrison. traffic is shut down on harrison and on 7th street here. firefighters and police are routeing people around it. 880, as you said, looks like there is slowing traffic as people approach the sc
where the chief wants to install some new cameras. >> reporter: head north hit oakland, head in the other direction drive deeping into piedmont and in the not so distant future here in piedmont cameras will be installed that will record your license plate. this is the case of location for some. >> piedmont tends to be a very affluent area it's going to be one of those cases that will get targeted. >> reporter: piedmont's recent home invasions made nervous so the idea of cameras like the one mounted on this squad car placed along piedmont city limits doesn't bother her. >> it might deter it some. i don't think that it's going to get rid of it completely. >> reporter: she doesn't think of the cameras as big brother either. neither does the city's new police chief who was sworn into office on tuesday. >> that is a good investigative tool. if we can get it to be able to have that would make a big difference in being able to solve crimes. >> reporter: the new chief says the department has already contacted a vendor and is waiting for an estimate on cost. the city would need nearly
] >>> a police officer is shot and wounded in oakland for the second time this week and tonight we're asking witnesses what happened this time. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> i'm gasia mikaelian in for julie haener. it started with a car crash. we can tell you a uniformed police officer now has a bullet wound in his leg. amber lee live right now there at the shooting scene in oakland's fruitvale neighborhood. >> reporter: this is still a very active scene. what started as a car crash involving that burgundy camaro and that suv ended in the shooting of a police officer. a 26-year-old oakland woman was driving this dark green impala with her 19-year-old brother. she told me they collided with a red camaro that ran a stop sign. he said the other driver who identified himself as carlos got out of the camaro and asked if the brother and sister were okay. then he started acting quote, jitter -- jittery and started pacing. shortly after police arrived he took off. the officers at the scene went to investigate. four more shots followed. >> one offer was fired upon by the suspect. ev
oakland, redwood city and santa rosa. here is sal. >>> you can see it is looking pretty good no major problems come together concord avenue and on the san mateo bridge, that traffic is looking good. let's go back to the desk. >>> right now we are looking at breaking news, they are looking at a fire not far from the carquinez bridge. it started shortly before 4:00 a.m. in the city of crocket. alex savage is out at the scene getting some new information, alex? >> reporter: good morning and this fire is still actively fighting right now. in fact they sort of took a defensive posture on this. i want to show you quickly from our vantage point, this is where it is located actually out on the water. it is a pier that is burning right now and fire crews have to spray water. certainly a lot of access issues and they are bridging in a boat and the coast guard to assist to get this fire fully under control. i want to bring it to you at this point with the crocket fire department. first tell me exactly what is burning here. >> what we have is a very old pier that was once occupied. it is not occ
a few, but highs look at oakland 62 and 62 in pacifica, here is sal. >>> traffic is looking well around the bay area, we are looking at 24 westbound and it looks good driving to the caldecott tunnel. 101 looks good approaching the 880 split. let's go back to the desk. >>> point information about san francisco restaurants -- important information about san francisco's restaurant here is more on the city's move to make restaurants healthy. >> reporter: starting today you will be able to figure out the public health standards and it is all part of the mayor's initiative to make government information easy to access. he hopes he will make it easily citywide. he will be at a conference where he serves as chairman and innovation. the chairman worked with the engineering team to create standards that other city sites and others can use as well. you can see how customers rate it but you can't find out how it is rated by the health department. live from san francisco, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> in overnight news, just hours ago the agency announced the boeing 747 dreamliner jets due to saf
. >> happy new year's steve. >>> right now we will take a look outside the oakland coliseum. traffic is moving well in both directions and along the east shore freeway, you can see emergency lights on the right- hand side of your screen but everything seems to be moving along. let's move back to the desk. >>> two shootings marched, gunfire injured a child and man around 11:30. police say a 12-year-old was shot in his foot. a man was grazed by a bullet and officers do not have a description of a shooter and they are hoping witnesses will come forward. meanwhile in old sacramento, two people were killed and one person hurt. it started with a fight in a restaurant and spilled outside. shots were fired and afterwards the midnight fireworks show was canceled and police cleared the area. kevin johnson spoke to police and there is no indication that any suspects were on the loose. we will hear from people who witnessed the shooting and what happened just moments before shots rang out. >>> following ahead on collision -- a head-on collision, two people were killed on highway 12 east of rio v
weather has returned to the bay area and late this afternoon in downtown oakland, this is what it looked like. mark tamayo is here with a look at where the rain is falling at this moment. mark? >> jana, the first rain of 2013, and the rainfall has been picking up over the past couple of hours across parts of the bay area. live storm tracker 2 shows you the current pattern. there's a live doppler sweep showing you the rainfall out there. up towards santa rosa, parts of the north bay, steady to moderate to heavy rain, especially with darker shades of green towards santa rosa and moving into parts of napa county as well, around glenn ellen, sonoma. closer to san francisco and oakland, the rainfall rates have been picking up here, especially across the bay bridge. challenge driving across the bay bridge right now. toward the inlet east bay, concord, danville, danville area, rainfall has been picking up out toward oakland and lafayette. and the south bay, san jose reporting light rain, santa cruz mountains around highway 17. rainfall will continue to pick up heading into the evening hours. co
with serious injuries. >>> an 8-year-old girl becomes the latest innocent victim of oakland's growing gun violence. the city's police chief will respond in a few hours. >> reporter: we're live in vallejo where police are investigating a scandal that rocked a private high school. we'll tell you new details about the sexual hazing allegations. >>> a huge project just starting in santa clara county. ktvu's janine de la vega is joining the many volunteers. "mornings on 2" begins right now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's tuesday, january 29th. >>> a new twist in the allegations at a high school in vallejo. janine de la vega is live to explain why police are now getting involved in the case and the questions they still need answered. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we've learned that in the inside of the locker room is the coach's office. so the big question is was he even present? was he anywhere near that locker room when the alleged assaults happened? is he the only one that could be liable for what happen
here with us. . >>> a surge in violence in oakland has the mayor and police chief talking. we'll tell you why even one city leader wants to declare a state of emergency. >>> it's officially the worst flu season in years. how bay area hospitals are responding to this epidemic. >>> a man sent to the hospital early this morning after a fire breaks out inside this apartment. we'll tell you what his neighbors did to help rescue him. >>> plus, the word came from the white house a short time ago, president obama is about to hold his first new conference of the new year. mornings on 2 begins right now. >>> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. i'm dave clark. >>> good morning. i'm tori campbell. gunfire at a birthday party capped off another violent weekend in oakland. four people were killed, 11 others wounded. ktvu's tara moriarty is in oakland this morning. she tells us the surge in violence has one city leader calling for a state of emergency. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. the spike in violence did lead to a conference call early saturday morning between the police chie
in oakland after a gunman shoots and wounds an undercover police officer. good evening i'm ken wayne. >> and i'm julie haener, frank somerville is off tonight. a gunman shot and wounded an undercover police officer tonight. the search for the gunman is heating up right now. noelle walker is live on seminary and 17th where officers have now quardened off the area. >> reporter: i'm going step out of the way so you can see what i see. there's an offer about a half a block down with an officer with his door open and armed. the police chief talked to the media within the last hour. here's what we know right now. we have seen officers with guns drawn. this is an active man hunt right now for two suspects believed to still be in the area. one person believed to be a suspect is right now being held by police. the highway patrol is helping with some air support. b.a.r.t. police officers are helping in this investigation as well. now just before 6:30 tonight, an undercover oakland police officer was in this area following up on a shooting from yesterday. someone shot at that officer and he wa
bay with few scattered rain showers towards the bogeda bay region. san francisco and oakland as we come in tighter here least some light to even moderate downpourses in tiburon. as we move the maps tot south not as much coverage here. to the west of 101 and out towards the inland east pay, this activity, the heavier cell moving to the east of the brentwood, and the stockton region. san josi right now reporting lots of cloud cover and a few light rain showers. the heavier downpours towards santa cruz. >>> and a stormwatch coverage continues on ktvu.com there you can find our stormtracker 2 interactive radar and track the system as it moves along of just click on "weather" near the top of homepage. >> new video tonight after a cabdriver was stabbed outside of the macarthur b.a.r.t. station in oakland. according to oakland police a man and woman got into an argument inside a bart train around 7:15. the woman got off the train and the man followed in pursuit. according to veteran's cab company the woman got into a cab with the man following. at that point the cabdriver intervened. cab
the police chief is responding to the growing violence in oakland. >>> they are bringing organizers to count the homeless population and we will tell you why this is so important. >> ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning, welcome to a brand-new day, tuesday january 29th, i am dave clark. >> are you wondering what the weather will look like? >> thank you dave and pam. there are some clouds out there and some locations are 50 and 60 degrees but temperatures will rebound and here is sal. >>> traffic is moving well on northbound 280 getting to highway 17 and that traffic continues to look good and also traffic looks good on highway 92 headed out to the high-rise, let's go back to the desk. >>> new hazing allegations in a high school, here is more on why police are now getting involved and we have questions that still need to be answered, tara? >> reporter: we spoke with somebody who is familiar with the campus and they say the coach's office is inside the locker room and the question is was he there during the alleged attack, did i
yesterday. she needs more time to come up with a permanent replacement. >>> oakland residents and activists are crowding the city council chambers in protest over the latest policing plan. john sasaki is there live. >> reporter: they are facing vocal opposition from critic of a plan to bring in william bratton. they think spending $250,000 to hire former los angeles police chief and new york police commissioner william bratton is a waste of money. bratton is attractive to city officials because of the expertise. some of his past policies are considered overzealous. even unconstitutional including stop and terrific. after a deadly 2012 with 126 homicides though, city officials say something needs to be done. >> there's no proof that gang conjunctions work. there's no proof that youth curfews work. >> it's about management. jordan needs to go. william bratton needs to go. and we need to go up and line the doors of opd. >> let me say this. he is one of the most profound experts in policing in america. we're fortunate to have a relationship with him. i support him being here. >> we're all over
. he's christopher ebert stallworth of oakland. >>> 7:04. in a few hours, you can trade guns for cash. in marin county, it's part of the area's first-ever gun buyback event. organizers will take $200 for semi-automatic guns and $100 for other guns. you must bring proof of residency in order to take part. the five dropoff locations are open from 11:00 this morning until 8:00 tonight. they include novato, the larkspur, st. andrew's church in marin city and the it point reyes sub-- and the point reyes substation. >>> president obama is reviewing a series of proposals from the vice president about curbing gun violence. coming up at 7:15, a new poll checks public support for gun control. >>> after prompting some furious reaction, today, the house will finally vote on giving an extra $51 billion to help the victims of superstorm sandy. the legislation includes two bills, one gives $17 billion in emergency funding. the other would include money for fema's disaster relief fund. but financial conservatives still oppose the bill. they feel some of that money would be used for things that have n
handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have developing news out of oakland, sheriff's deputies arrested three people after a chase and crash. sheriff's deputies were in pursuit of a white suv. the suv driver lost control and hit three other vehicles. several people were injured but the good news is nobody was sent to the hospital. authorities say three people were in the vehicle and they all fled. two were found. the reason for the chase has not been released. >>> train hit a pedestrian walking today in oakland. the 65-year-old man was struck and taken to the hospital but authorities haven't released his condition. the man was walking close to had tracks and when the train approach it clipped him. the train was boun for san jose. -- bound for san jose. it caused delays as officials investigated. >>> police are trying to locate a suspect in a robbery. investigators say he is still on the loose. they say he and three others were armed with guns when they robbed a store in may. one of the suspects was shot and killed during the robbery. he is from hayward but police say he may have ties to
overnight power has been restored to thousands of pg&e customers in oakland. pg&e says an under ground explosion and fire at park and mccar there are knocked out power to 5500 homes and businesses. that was about 2:00 this morning. that fire has been put out and power has been fully restored. >>> new developments in the hostage crisis in algeria. the hostage crisis is ongoing and defense secretary leon panetta says the u.s. is working to assess what is happening. algerian helicopters stormed a natural gas plant yesterday in an attempt to free dozens of hostages. the hostages include americans and people from at least eight other countries. their fates remain uncertain at this point. there are some reports that hostages escaped but were killed or are then still being held. we're still trying to find out more information. algeria state news reports that 18 militants have been killed. >>> 4:31 is the time right now. oakland mayor jean quan is asking for federal help to combat crime in oakland while in washington, d.c.. she says she is meeting with department of justice to try to bring mor
potato. joining us from oakland, the gator called mr. teeth was taken. >> reporter: good morning, yes, we are just down the street from the alligator and that gator is now being treated. i want to show you a picture of mr. teeth because the gator is getting a lot of attention this morning. this is a cainen alligate and it is five feet long and again it is being treated at the zoo and probably will go into quarentine if it is acid as officials think it is right now. we will take you to unincorporated county -- and they went to this house where this 32-year-old man was living. they say he was on probation and they were doing a random check at the house and you can imagine a random surprise when they looked into one of the bedrooms. >> the alligator wall found in a bedroom to where the marijuana was kept. as soon as you get near the tank, the alligator gets agitated. >> this is the 34 pounds of processed marijuana buds and the man who was living in this home is in the jail and he is facing charges of marijuana possession and marijuana sale and he is likely to face a charge of possession of a
the bay area, no major problems driving on 880 southbound as you drive to oakland. this is northbound 101 traffic approaching the 880 split, let's go back to the desk. >>> there is new developments in the case of a man setting his girlfriend on fire. oliver was taken into custody at 9:00 last night at a motel in oakland. he was booked on arson and murder charges. he doused his girlfriend with gasoline and lit her on fire after the couple got into an argument outside of a laudromat. she is now in the hospital with critical injuries. >>> the coast guard will meet with the man who sideswiped the bay bridge. here is more about the bar pilot. >> reporter: a few moments ago a spokesperson confirmed their people will be doing an interview with the bar pilot who was at the control of yesterday's ship. it sideswiped one of the bay bridges, 750-foot oil tanker now remains docked as this investigation unfolds. he has 8 years of experience. the accident happened at a time when heavy fog cut visibility to just about a quarter of a mile. it protects the bay bridge support tour on the western span. the
is on this morning for the thief that targeted the oakland museum of california, not once but the museum was hit twice. we'll tell you what was taken and what the museum is doing to try to catch the people responsible. >> reporter: it's judgment day for barry bonds and other baseball greats. we'll tell you why some people think when it comes to the hall of fame, they are out. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. >>> police are investigating a violent night in san francisco's potrero hill neighborhood. paul chambers is live with information on injuries after a shooting and a stabbing just a block apart. paul? >> reporter: good morning, tori. now, police released the -- the scene here. take a look at some video here. police say the first time scene happened about 1:40 this morning. shots were fired in the potrero hill neighborhood. police say a 53-year-old man was exiting vehicle when he was struck by a bullet in his foot. he was taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. almost two hours later and after officers left the first scene, th
away. >>> steve is okay as well. >>> 4:50 is the time. oakland could lose the chp. what the highway patrol is asking for in order to help oakland fight crime. >>> make it or break it day for blackberry. z >>> police in pittsburgh are searching for a person in interest in connection to a fatal shooting at a gas station. that happened at 9:00 yesterday morning. police say a 20-year-old man was stapped standing near the -- standing near the gas pump and walked up and shot him. >> we consider him to be armed and dangerous. we are actively looking for him. anyone with information on his whereabouts we ask that you call us. >>> the swat team surrounded the home where the suspected getaway car was found but fox was not inside. >>> oakland could lose the help of california highway patrol as soon as this week if it doesn't pay the department for its effort to fight crime. chp officers have been patrolling oakland for free but that deal ends this week. this time department wants to get paid. mayor jean quan tells the oakland tribune she hopes to use state grants to help cover the cost. >>> ap
the family apartment. >>> bart is replacing columns in the oakland connector. the columns are now visible along haganberger road. bart says the project is about 65% complete, and should be ready for passengers by september of 2014. the 3.2-mile system will not use bart cars, instead it will use driverless three car trams that are pulled along by a cable. similar to what is used at sfo. the cost is estimated at $484 million. >>> the secret of the rose bowl. >> so you're driving blind. completely blind. >> we'll take you inside the float to show you what makes the drive so tricky. >> in 90 seconds, from boosting business, to causing crashes. the impact of the chilly weather across the bay area. >> if you think it's cold tonight, wait until tomorrow. the new years details on the winter spare the air alert. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >>> no austerity measures tonight. greece marks the new year with fireworks above the ancient ruins in athens. >
and now another brother is fighting for his life. >>> a daring group of drivers shuts down this oakland freeway for a side show. the video now gone viral. we'll tell you how the chp is responding. >>> hit and run in the east bay just hours ago. find out how it effected thousands of people. >>> the 49ers arrive in the big easy getting ready for their biggest game in 18 years. >>> if you have this boy i will tell you, you don't want to wish it on anybody. we have partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies. highs today will be cooler. 50s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. northbound 101 looks good approaching the 80 split with no major problems. also this morning we are looking at the westbound bay bridge. it is 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> 5:00. over night news chp searching for witnesses to a deadly crash on a san mateo freeway. three people were killed on highway 92 in foster city. tara moriarty is here now just got some new information about those victims. tara. >> reporter: we just got off the phone with the chp we have learned two of the three people that died were actually bro
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